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Christians never claimed to be angels

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Submitted by kman (United States), Nov 4, 2008 at 16:28

Marwan, your title is very misleading to everyone else and proves your own ignorance of Christianity. Jesus Christ was very aware of the fact that "we" are not angels. He made us perfect in that he paid for all of our ongoing sins before God so that the debt to righteousness was paid.

Perfection is a direction that Christians are to aim at. For a definition of "perfection", read the gospels of Jesus Christ. They are a direction we head in with all our heart. We do not attain it. So, being "angles" is not where we claim to be. That was the whole point of the Messiah's coming.

Read everything in the Bible about Jesus the Christ and then compare that to the integrity and moral character of your prophet. The difference is mind-boggling and, all the more so because in how anyone can compare the two books and see any value whatsoever in the Koran/Quran/Hadiths, etc.

I have read a great deal of the Muslim's "scriptures" and find I can just never go on. Jesus was a man/God who called hypocrites and liars exactly what they were right to their faces. He pointedly told them the error of their ways. The current religious leaders saw no hope but, to kill him. They couldn't fight truth so, annihilate it.

Jesus knew what was on their minds so, he escaped to show them he could. He then told his apostles they were all going back. He told them exactly what was going to happen to him – all the horror of what he had to face. A merciless beating from the Roman soldiers, a scourging (that few people even survived let alone after a terrible beating), and then crucifixion was what God's Son and Messiah went through. Tell me what your prophet has done ...

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